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by the former nsa contractor, edward snowden. for months now through published snowden's revelations, we have seen how far into the pockets and computers of ordinary americans u.s. intelligence agencies are able to reach. many of the methods came with the undisclosed assistce of major tech companies. >> companies like google, facebook, apple, microsoft, they provide the nsa direct access to the back ends of all of the systems you used to store data, to put things in the cloud, and even second birthday wishes. and they give nsa direct access that they don't need to oversee. >> these businesses are long complied with legal obligations to hand over certain information about suspicious customers. but revelations of data gathering without the company's knowledge has lead these tech ts to rethink their obligations. microsoft's general council spoke this week on the official company blog, many of our customers have serious concerns about government surveillance of the internet. we share their concerns, that's why we are taking legal steps to ensure governments use process rather than brute force to
such softball? >> glenn greenwald who published those secret nsa documents under fire who say he's profiteering from snowden's leaks. >> and cbs swoons over an idea that amazon some day may deliver your packages with drones. was that segment and infomercial for jeff bezos? i'm howard kurtz and this is "mediabuzz." >>> it was a mystery surrounding martin bashir after those vial comments how sarah palin deserves an old slave punishment as a toilet. >> when she invokes slavery she confirms that if anyone truly qualified for a dose of discipline from thomas thirstlewood then she would be the outstanding candidate. >> why did msnbc do nothing for nearly three weeks. but after meeting this week with the president, the british journalist said he's leaving the network. quote it is my sincere hope that all of my colleagues at this special network will be allowed to focus on the issues that matter without the distraction of myself or my ill-judged comments. i deeply regret what was said and will endeavor network hard at making constructive comments. sarah palin praised the mainstream media. >> it's an im
for it not to remove a contract with its ceo mike jeffries. is -- remove -- renewed the contract anyway. >> backoff nsa is the message from eight companies including apple, facebook, and google. they sent an open level to white house calling for limits on surveillance there is this comes from documents leaked by edward snowden showed they could get access using information by tapping into optic cables. the firms are rivals but they spoke in one voice saying -- panel if the rhetoric will result in greater privacy. director of activism at the electronic frontier foundation. alan butler, and our bloomberg west editor at large john -- cory erlichman. cori, it is interesting we have tech companies coming together, issuing a statement, saying, enough is enough. >> for all their concern about the privacy of individuals, do not think at its core values, facebook thanks -- things they share information. this is a business decision. for the companies trying to do business in a global environment, the nsa's practices, not just the ones , the prisonout program, which google and apple succumb to, the ones they do n
. unfortunately the nsa, as much as we hate it and it leaves a to taste, they have a job do. when you take a look at multimedia, like facebook, twitter, so on and so forth, you have people constantly pushing one side or the other and if they are following these little groups online and nobody knows who these groups are. now that facebook is a public , who is spending the money to antagonize people to take extreme size of -- extreme --es of republican, democrat if you take a look at what is out there, it is extremely hateful, extremely pointed, and a violent tone. why are people having such a the time understanding that government has a job to protect its people? if you are going to put something stupid out there you are responsible for your actions. host: will any of these surveillance disclosures changed the way you use social media like facebook? caller: no. the bottom line is if i am going to say something stupid -- i am a teacher, if a child says something stupid in the classroom i have to address the issue. if i have done something that , i watch whatline i say, what i post, how i posted. an
to have you on set. jon? jon: dramatic new numbers are surfacing, jenna. the nsa reportedly is collecting billions of cell phone records every day. coming up, we'll tell you what they're doing with all those numbers. >>> and no midlife cry ice here -- crisis here. ford unveils the 50th anniversary mustang. jenna: fox news alert. the u.s. facing more violence in benghazi as the murder of one of our own. an american teacher out for a jog is gunned down in broad daylight. benghazi as you know is the same libyan city where u.s. ambassador and three other americans were killed in a terror attack last year. greg palkot live from london with more on this developing story. greg? >> reporter: how are you doing? yes, more problems in benghazi right now. americans in the gun sight once again. it happened on a main street in the city. we're told between 10:30 and 11 in the morning. teacher ronnie smith was jogging. people were waving to him. he is known in the area. then we're told a black jeep, rode up, gunman shot him through the chest and left him lying in a pool of blood on the street. he was tak
the reach of the nsa spying program ap. according to documents leaked by former nsa contractor edward snowden the agency gathers nearly 5 billion phone records every day that show the whereabouts of cell phones around the world. the nsa can track movements of individuals and keep track of anyone they call. >>> a mystery man leaving huge tips at restaurants across the country has struck again and it's a good thing. this time in washington state, when the bartender read the receipt and saw the $5,000 tip, he double checked with the tipper to make sure it was not a mistake. the man had been signing each tip with the instagram user name "tips for jesus" so at least that bartender saw the mystery man in person. >>> mexican authorities have found a stolen truck packed with radioactive material. the thieves thought they were stealing an ordinary truck but the truck was carrying material that could have been used to make a dirty bomb, found not far from where it was taken on monday. authorities believe they recovered most of the cobalt 60 that was headed for a radioactive waste storage center
" is reporting the nsa is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cell phones overseas. that would include americans who are abroad. although the post says that it is not deliberate. the nsa collects the information to look for patterns of terror suspects. the story in the post comes from documents that were leaked by former nsa contractor edward snowden. >>> accused of killing a man over a playstation. >> this was a christmas time predator. >> what prosecutors say happened right before the deadly encounter. >> i just told you about the freezing temperatures. coming up, i'll lay i like to mix things up a bit with grands mini pot pies. only four ingredients. and a few easy steps. weeknight dinner in a flash. and my family devours them. pillsbury grands biscuits. make dinner pop. guys... [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls, with cinnabon cinnamon, are an irresistible sunday morning idea. nothing calls them to the table faster. make breakfast pop! >>> a daring burglar caught in the act. as you saw there, the video is crystal clear and police are hoping someone wi
the biggest names in the tech world and yahoo! google and facebook and others are taking aim at how the nsa does business, demanding that the spy agency change its ways. alison kosik in new york with an update on this. >> these are a who's who of wall street, tech giants apple, google, facebook, microsoft, linkedin, twitter and aol banning together and put a letter to president obama and congress and looking to change the way that the government snoops on us while we're online and more specificcally trying to limit the information and collection of information on us. the tech leaders are worried if people won't use their technology because they don't trust it, that will hurt them in the long run. president obama said the nsa does not listen in on phone calls but outside the borders the president says the nsa is more aggressive. the idea of big brother keeping track of our activity online just not sitting well with these companies. john? >> so alison, here is the thing. i feel like facebook and google know more about me than my wife does. isn't it a little bit hypocritical for some of the co
overseas including those belonging to americans. the "washington post" reports the nsa is unintentionally gathering that information, including the name of the person called. the nsa has said it does not gather data on american cell phones inside the u.s. >>> european regulators have levied major fines against eight financial firms including two giant banks. citigroup and jpmorgan chase are among the bank fined $2 billion for rigging interest rates. it was shocking to find so many banks that should have been competing against each other colluding instead. >>> the brutal snowstorm that shut down schools tapering off this morning but more unbarely cold air moving in. people in northern minnesota are racing to dig out from two feet of snow before the plunging temperatures turn everything in to ice. the slick roads are blamed for hundreds of accidents. >>> people in montana braving the coldest temperatures in years with the entire state dipping below zero this morning. ranchers there are doing all they can to keep livestock warm with. making sure they have enough hay to deal with cold. >>> de
phones are being tracked based on leaks from former n.s.a. contractors, and interviews with u.s. intelligence officials. >> the report said the n.s.a. can pin down the location of a cell phone and map out relationships from them. the spy agency say it does not target the whereabouts of phones in the u.s. the n.s.a. confirmed it gathers information about americans insidently. >> a scam was discovered by trust wave. militias viruses were sent to thousands of users. it tracked credential. users of facebook, yahoo twitter could be affected. 16,000 accounts were hacked that use 123456. >> anarchy in argentina, why police refuse to put a stop no wild looting in one city. >> american doctors on the front lines of a bird flu scare half a world away. >> they've come a long way since don't ask, don't tell. coming out created new problems. >> you are looking at dallas, were there may be rain together and possibly tonight. >>> good morning, welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm thomas drayton. looting in argentina, why the police did not step in to stop it. >> first a look at the weathe
their future. they're worried about the political system. they're worried about the n.s.a. they're drifting away from traditional politics. they don't like the way things are going and if they had the chance, they would recall the president of the united states. >> and they also would probably around the same numbers recall everybody in congress, very disappointed. >> yeah but he's the leader. >> harvard's analysis of the poll said, quote, millenials are losing touch with the government and its programs because they believe the government is losing touch with them. >> wake up washington. >> let's say we wanted to get in touch with other news, who would you reach out and touch? >> neil cavuto. >> what about somebody in the building? it sounds like ainsley, rhymes with earhart. >> it is ainsley earhardt. >> you get an a for trying. >> good morning, ainsley. >> good morning. let me tell you what's happening in the news. a stolen truck carrying extremely dangerous materials just found and at least some of that material was recovered. the truck was headed to a storage facility near mexico city w
the government has collected information from millions of people often without their knowledge. the n.s.a. has called everything it is doing "perfectly legal." >> america's love affair with diet soda is fizzing out. sales have drop percent the last year because of health-related. internet stories are amplifying concerns about the sweetners which the fa says are "safe," but studies have raised concerns including links to obesity, diabetes and heart disease. >> a big honor for san francisco guitarist carlos santana one of five to receive honors last night. the 66-year-old is one of only a few latinos to receive the top arts award and began playing guitar after hearing blues and rock-n-roll and "supernatural," won nine gramlys in 1999. others honored was we billy joel and herbie hancock, jazz artist. >> mike? >> a couple more days of freezing and then it shifts inland. good morning, everyone, coming up on 6:16 with croix air and lack of clouds that keeps us milder than what we are dealing with this morning. we will start in the north bay for some of the coldest temperatures, santa rosa and petalu
to congress when he said this on march 12. listen. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on million attention or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not wittingly. >> we know that's a lie, too. don't we? >> well, i don't know the details of what he's talking about. i haven't been in the loop on classified information since january of 09. i've been a big supporter of the nsa program. i think it's unfortunate that it got caught up in the irs scandal, which was a scandal. but nsa over the years has donnieman duty for us. i know the senator, i've got a lot of respect for him. i also met jim clapper when he was the air force intelligence officer in korea 25 years ago. so i don't know the details and i'm reluctant to judge it unless i know. >> on a separate note, do you feel like we're in retreat everywhere? you got china, the deal we're cutting in iran. we talked about the ukraine in the green room. what is the over-- what's the main difference in tenor from the administration left and the one now? >> i don't think that barak obama believes in the u.s. as an
by the former nsa contractor. scotland yard, meantime, confirmed today it is investigating whether "the garden" should face terrorism charges for publishing high-level security secrets. and that is your "world tonight." >> thank you, janelle. >>> take a look. an amazing story of survival. a man is found alive inside the hull of a sunken tugboat after being trapped underwater for reportedly three days. this is video released of the rescue. back in may. the divers finally got to him. he was 60 feet underwater and was wearing shorts and drank soda to stay hydrated. the other 11 members of his crew died when their tugboat capsized off the coast of nigeria. >>> now to an nbc bay area follow up. san jose police identified the man believed to be responsible for a violent chain of events on thanksgiving day. investigators say albert vasquez of san jose began his crime spree by stabbing three people at an apartment complex. he then allegedly attacked a minivan driver, stole the van, and barreled on to interstate 680 going the wrong way. police say he sped through residential streets at 70 miles an hour
. for the record we have asked the national security agency for an interview. we hope to hear from nsa officials at a later time. now, to the central african republic where french troops have begun disarming rival muslim and christian groups. alex thomson of independent television news was with french forces earlier today in the country's capital bangui. he filed this report. >> reporter: now it's for real on the streets of the capital. disarming the seleka militias, the number one objective says the french military commander. from dawn they set about it. on the ground, on the ground. one pistol and some cartridges off the streets. but these men were eventually allowed to go free. it is the law of diminishing returns. the word soon gets around amongst the militia that the french are here and they avoid the area. what they're basically doing is letting the small fry go but anybody they consider important will be arrested. and so far there've been scores of those this morning. elsewhere, emboldened by the french being here christian mobs now out on the streets, looting anything they can from musli
, the long-distance swimmer who we watched swim. and pope francis, of course. and the nsa whistle-blower edward snowden. we don't know who the the most fascinating person of 2013 is until she reveals it on the big broadcast. so you have to watch it. >> very cool. >>> a bittersweet announcement here. sam champion, the one and only, sam champion, is leaving "good morning america." we're happy for sam but also a little sad because we love sam. yeah, i know. his departure from "gma" coming relatively soon. he is going to the weather channel to report a morning show there that starts next year. abc news president ben sherwood called him a vital member of the team. they will celebrate his last show on wednesday. he will be replaced by ginger zee. who's, you know, terrific. we're in good hands with ginger zee. that's good news. sam will move on the weather channel and the weather channel president said that the negotiations began several months ago for developing a show and rebrand the network that will include a new look and new morning show that sam will be at the top of. sam was appar
the nsa surveillance, what's happening as far as tapping data at the source. i mean the methods that have been used to get this information, they're unhappy about it, looking for change. >> the defense, though, during the beginning of the nsa surveillance leak back in june, we started hearing the beginning of this, you could actually thwart certain attacks by connecting some people and their communications and the best defense i heard you can't find a needle in a haystack without a haystack but what can you find when looking at someone's gaming you're trying to connect a bunch of different data points you, might find something interesting. if you're able to connect this gamer who is having a conversation with that gamer, maybe what they're talking about isn't the game because these games have communications capables. a lot of time people have been using back channels like that talking about something they don't want eavesdropped upon. the broader issue for business, american companies are concerned that the world won't trust them and they're looking for growth in emerging markets. when an
clapper, said this. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not whitingly. >> not whitingly. >> there are cases where they could inadvertently perhaps. >> touching your forehead. sign. >> right. >> well, secret documents, rather, released by edward snowden revealed that's not true and now the original author of the patriot act says clapper should be fired and prosecuted for lying to congress. in a recent interview jim sensenbrenner says congress relies on accurate information. >>> talk about a rude awakening, a passenger claims he fell asleep on a plane and woke up locked inside. tom wagner was flying united airlines express from louisiana to california. when they landed in houston for a layover, he woke up alone in a cold cabin. >> the lights were out. i was like, what's going on? i thought maybe it was a layover. i'm still on the same plane. don't put the blame on me. i said, i didn't do nothing wrong here. and then they were like, all right, well, try to hush hush, keep it quiet. you know, we'll
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